Stacy Bauer serves as outsourced corporate counsel for diverse clients, partnering with executive management to design, plan and implement stated and defined business objectives, and as a senior legal resource involving complex strategic transactions. Her background includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, corporate finance, regulatory compliance matters, human resources, and contract drafting/negotiating.

Stacy is a founding member of BauerGriffith, a business law firm providing high quality legal and business counsel to a wide array of clients, with an emphasis on non-profit organizations and small businesses.  Previously she was Vice President and General Counsel of VESTAX Securities Corporation, an ING company, providing legal and regulatory consultation to its broker/dealer subsidiaries, and earlier was Vice President of KeyCorp, responsible for its investment management and commercial lending activities.  Stacy graduated cum laude from The George Washington University National Law Center, and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Miami University. Stacy served on the COSE Board of Advisors and is the immediate past chairman of the COSE Ambassador program.  She also served on the Board of Directors of Envalo and Dare2Care, and the advisory boards of the Douglass MacArthur Girls Leadership Academy, New Tech Facing History High School and the Lake Erie Silver Dolphins.

Stacy is a member of the Ohio bar as well as the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.  She is also an arbitrator for FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Stacy serves BG Consulting Group’s clients as a business coach, embracing her long history as counsel for start-ups and small-medium businesses to help propel her clients forward.